Archive for November, 2016
Gustavus Adolphus College’s 44th annual Christmas in Christ Chapel worship services are set to take place Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4. This year’s theme is “Ubuntu, Jesu: From the Cradle of Humankind to the Ends of the Earth.”
A team of four Gustavus Adolphus College accounting students won a recent accounting competition between four liberal arts college teams. For the second year in a row, the Gusties placed first in the Deloitte Audit Case Competition, scoring higher than the teams from Bethel University, Luther College, and Concordia College.
From Greg ’81 and Karen (Setterberg) Langmo ’82 of Langmo Farms, one of Minnesota’s largest producers of turkeys.
A year after closing the most successful fundraising campaign in the institution’s history with over $170 million in gifts and commitments, Gustavus announced today that a new $4 million gift will create two new endowed faculty positions in the Department of Economics and Management.
Four investments of $1 million each will directly support teaching and learning, create an endowed faculty position in neuroscience, and supplement the Gustavus Fund.
Gustavus first-year students are collaborating with Partners for Affordable Housing in the 16th annual sleep out on campus. As an integral part of the First Term Seminar course Politics of Housing and Homelessness, political science professor Richard Leitch leads his first-years through a three-day long sleep out to emulate a homeless experience while also advocating for awareness and education.
Gustavus Adolphus College will host professor Ana Forcinito, an expert in gender violence in Argentina, for a free, public, lecture on Friday, November 11 at 6 p.m. in Confer Hall 127.
Christ Chapel received new paraments for the first time in more than forty years to highlight the natural beauty of Gustavus Adolphus College. The paraments are large, gold pieces of cloth with metallic painted liturgical designs created by Minnesota artist Chillon Leach.
Gustavus Adolphus College communication studies professor Leila Brammer is partnering with the Kettering Foundation to bring deliberative democracy to classrooms across campus in an effort to build community and instill effective commu
Seelen, a graduate student at University of Connecticut, is conducting research at Umeå University in Sweden after receiving funding through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide program.